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The history of a new arrival

I was very excited to collect this 1950's vintage typewriter last week, after much research and the circumstances of fate it now proudly sits on my workspace and I'm absolutely thrilled with it! It's an Optima Elite 3 brown/khaki model and is in excellent condition, I...

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An overdue catch up

A cuppa and a catch up. January is nearly done and dusted, talking of which we had a dusting of snow here last night, nothing much to speak of but a bit treacherous for those out early before the sun had chance to melt the black ice. There's quite a bit to for me...

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An enjoyable class using the Eclipse technique

The Eclipse technique and stamps from Crafts Beautiful Magazine Classes have now resumed after the Christmas and New Year break. We had fun on Thursday all catching up with our news and chit chat, it was so lovely to see everyone. The kettle went on and we tucked into...

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Liquid Pearls tutorial

Liquid Pearls tutorial for SamanthaKGifts   Good Morning, the lovely Sam, SamanthaKGifts, is back on Hochanda today at 11am and 3pm I do hope you can pop on the kettle and watch or maybe catch up later...I posted a sneak peek on Facebook last week of Liquid Pearls on...

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New Year card

A super quick, simple New Year card... Sometimes the simplest things can still have a WOW effect! For this make I trimmed a piece of black card to layer onto a 7 x 7 inch card base. i used distress oxide inks on a craft mat spritzed with water to create the "firework"...

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New Year Wishes

As we approach 2019 I send good wishes for health, happiness and contentment also strength for those who need it. May you share good times with loved one's and those close to your heart. We enjoyed a really lovely festive time and I received special cards and gifts...

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Happy Christmas to you all

Pampering and present wrapping I would like to wish you all a very Happy Christmas and a good and healthy new year. Thank you for your support this year, local classes return on the 17th January and details of other news and events will be posted out in a newsletter....

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Wishing you a Happy Christmas

Pampering and present wrapping... I would like to wish you all a very Happy Christmas and a good and healthy new year. Thank you for your support this year, local classes return on the 17th January and details of other news and events will be posted out in a...

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Keeping it simple…

A short pictorial step by step below on how I batch made some simple Christmas cards. I hope your plans are going well and you're nearly ready, not long now... Taking a step back from the chaos and commercialism that can dominate Christmas I have chosen to keep things...

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Trimming the tree

  On Saturday we had a family day trimming the tree at home, we treated ourselves to a mini festive breakfast, pigs in blankets and scrambled eggs, just because...lol. Food treats for the day, festive songs on the radio, mulled punch, a takeaway in the evening and the...

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